BI Business Analyst

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BI Business Analyst

Job Description


As a Business Analyst within the BI team you will have a passion for information and data visualization, with a desire to support business processes and decisions.
At RCS, our BI-BA’s are the face of BI, always meeting with a broad range of internal users and analysts throughout the business.

We are looking for candidates with superior precision and attention to detail, who are able to take accountability for the accurate interpretation and transformation of business objectives into specifications for development and deliver on reporting and analytical requirements.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a thorough understanding of Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence delivery aspects and previous involvement in the full Systems Development Life Cycle for Business Intelligence.


Responsibilities:Gather and document user’s data and reporting requirements Investigate source systems and dataFacilitate JAD sessionsMap user requirements to source systems’ dataDevelop logical design of star schemaCreate of Test cases and plansTest new data models developedProvide recommendations on presentation of information


Competencies:Business acumen Expert attention to detail Customer-oriented with a passion for high quality service delivery Solid planning and organizational skillsStrong communication skills Ability to manage deadlinesFlexible and comfortable with changeTeam player with a make-it-possible attitude


Qualifications and Experience:3-year Degree/Diploma in Information Technology or related fields – essentialAt least 3 years business analysis experience, full Business Intelligence SDLC – essential Experience in Business Intelligence projects, full SDLC – essential Experience with BI front-end tools to develop Proof of Concepts Knowledge of Transactional systems, Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERD) and business models and business processes, business rules and data analysisProficient in one or more BI front-end tools (e.g. Cognos) – essential Proficiency in Microsoft SQL for data analysis – essential Practical Data/Dimensional Modelling and data analysis experience – essential A Dimensional Modelling/Data Modelling course (Kimball methodology) – highly advantageous A Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing course – desirableA Project Management course/experience – desirableExperience working in a Financial Services or Retail environment – desirable


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Preference will be given, but not limited, to suitably qualified applicants who are members of designated groups, including people with disabilities, in accordance with the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998.



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